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In the News: Cohabitation Law Repeal, Daytona Sex Sting, Public Records Access Easier, Charlie Christ Not Running, P.K. Yonge Robotics Qualifies Nationally

By on March 17th, 2015 | Last updated: March 17, 2015 at 11:35 am

Shacking up? It’s a crime in Florida – Florida lawmakers try to repeal the state’s cohabitation law. The law says unless a couple is married, it cannot live under one roof together. Orlando Sentinel 43 arrested during Bike Week sex sting in […]

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New Alachua Clinic Opens, Florida Records Go Online, Florida Alimony Bill Considered, Accident Closes I-75, Law to Expand Dental Access

By on March 16th, 2015 | Last updated: March 16, 2015 at 1:37 pm

Florida Records Availability Based on User Information Disclosure – Later this year, people in most of Florida’s counties will have the ability to search for the majority of the state’s civil and criminal cases online. In fact, the Florida clerk […]

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In The News: Islamic State Accepts Boko Haram, Peaceful Protest In Ferguson After Shooting, Missouri Couple Killed In Crash On I-4, Stock Prices Continue To Fall

By on March 13th, 2015 | Last updated: March 13, 2015 at 1:44 pm

Islamic State ‘accepts’ Boko Haram’s allegiance pledge – In a tape, an IS spokesperson says the aim of establishing a caliphate has now expanded to West Africa and accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigeria’s militant group Boko Haram. BBC […]

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In The News: Florida Fog Complicates Helicopter Recovery, Officers Shot in Ferguson, Homeland Security Investigating Secret Service Crash, Bill Eases Class Size Penalties

By on March 12th, 2015 | Last updated: March 12, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Little hope for survivors in Black Hawk crash off Florida coast, officials say – Heavy fog is complicating recovery efforts for the 11 people presumed dead in Tuesday’s Black Hawk helicopter crash. Military officials believe there is little hope of finding survivors. […]

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In the News: Ocala Develops Downtown; Florida Parties Request Bilingual Spokesperson; Panel Approves Armed Teachers Bill; GRU Oversight Scaled Back

By and on March 11th, 2015 | Last updated: March 11, 2015 at 1:36 pm

Ocala to Accept Ideas for Development Downtown – The city of Ocala is sending out an invitation to local developers to negotiate on four city-owned properties in the downtown area, including the former Chamber of Commerce site, the former Sprint […]

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In The News: Service Members Presumed Dead; UF Liberal Arts Dean Named; Women Testify In Murder Trial; Scott Meets With Black Caucus

By and on March 11th, 2015 | Last updated: March 11, 2015 at 9:14 am

Official: 11 service members missing in Panhandle crash presumed dead Seven Marines and four soldiers were presumed dead Wednesday after a helicopter crash during a routine night training mission Tuesday. With fog hampering the search efforts for the men, the Coast […]

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In the News: UF Law Ranked No. 1, NASCAR Improves Safety, Rick Scott On Global Warming, Florida Senate Talks Medicaid, FSU Wants Winston Lawsuit Thrown Out

By on March 10th, 2015 | Last updated: March 10, 2015 at 10:19 am

Law school rankings place UF No. 1 in Florida – The University of Florida Levin College of Law has regained its spot as the state’s No. 1 law school, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Law […]

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In The News: University Cuts Fraternity Ties, Beekeepers Try For Research Site, Gas Prices Level Off, SeaWorld Rescues Sea Lions

By on March 9th, 2015 | Last updated: March 9, 2015 at 2:25 pm

University of Oklahoma Cuts Ties to Fraternity After Racist Videos Surface – The University of Oklahoma has ordered one of their fraternity’s to vacate the house after a video that appeared to show fraternity members singing a racist song surfaced. […]

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In The News: Bill Proposes Mandatory High School CPR Training, Winter Storm Affects Orlando Flights, Ringling Bros. Circus Phasing Out Elephant Act, Lawmakers Propose Ending Speed Traps

By on March 5th, 2015 | Last updated: March 5, 2015 at 3:55 pm

American Heart Association pushes again for CPR education – A senate bill filed in January that aims to require CPR training in Florida high schools has yet to be heard by Republican Sen. John Legg’s education committee.  Legg said he is opposed to […]

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In The News: Sen. Marco Rubio Proposes Reduction In Corporate Taxes, Jacksonville Sheriff Candidates Suggest Changes to Police Force, Volusia Man Shot In Face By SWAT Team Member Dies, Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Will Not Be Charged

By on March 4th, 2015 | Last updated: March 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio outlines sweeping tax proposal with Utah Sen. Mike Lee – Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio outlined a plan to reduce corporate tax rates. The proposal plans to consolidate corporate tax rates from 35 percent to 25 percent […]

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